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Death Penalty Connecticut

The Death Penalty Option: I Support It

Ed Koch | Posted 07.01.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

I support having the penalty available as an option in particularly heinous murders. The reason being that many more innocent lives would be saved because of the deterrence factor.

State Legislature Votes To Repeal Death Penalty

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty, and the Democratic governor is expected to sign it ...

Connecticut Should Listen to Victim's Voices

Andrea Lyon | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

I hope, though, that the legislature will listen to the murder victim's families and pass the bill and join Illinois and the 15 other states that no longer enforce capital punishment.